Cardiff: Reggae veteran hopes to create digital library (BBC)

BBC: Cardiff: Reggae veteran hopes to create digital library. “Veterans of a once vibrant reggae scene in Cardiff have called for its revival following decades of decline. It comes as one historian has made it his mission to archive the history of sound system culture online. Sound systems – huge banks of speakers with MCs and rappers – led to the emergence of hip-hop in the UK. Reggae historian Ashish Joshi has travelled the UK collecting old tapes and videos to create a digital library to keep the culture alive.”

Google Blog: Explore Bob Marley’s most extensive archive ever

Google Blog: Explore Bob Marley’s most extensive archive ever. “My father, Bob Marley, is one of the most known people in the world. I mean, some people feel as if they know him personally, that’s how much history is out there, yet there is so much that is unknown. Bob Marley still holds mystery. We all are still learning new things about him, and some people may just be discovering him. In this mission we are happy to be partners with Google Arts & Culture to compile and exhibit in one online location the most extensive collection of Bob Marley artifacts.”

Grange: Reggae Film Archive Coming (Jamaica Information Service)

Jamaica Information Service: Grange: Reggae Film Archive Coming. “The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that the Reggae Films In The Park event launched preparations to establish the new digital Reggae Film Archive at the National Library of Jamaica as ‘a big step towards preserving Jamaica’s cultural heritage and Reggae history on film.’”